The action is almost nonstop through the Santa Fe Junction area on Kansas City Terminal trackage as a southbound BNSF coal load passes under a UP coal empty.
An empty BNSF taconite train rolls east through some Minnesota landscape on a quiet early morning with fog and freezing drizzle covering the area. This train will load at United Taconite and retu... (more)
A little irony here as a taconite train is passing some equipment working on cutting through a pile of scrap steel, BNSF 6327 goes by Hibbing Salvage and a set of working Griswold signals as they... (more)
Pleasant Prairie empties head south early into their trip back west for loading.
Andy Inserra and Dan Goebel, volunteers at the Minnesota Transportation Museum's Jackson Street Roundhouse, do their best to get th... (more)
The fine art of phony baloney night photo shoots. This is a composite shot of 5 exposures (3 flashbulbs for the exterior, one each for the lantern streak and conductor). A joint effort between m... (more)
A recent addition the Minnesota Transportation Museum fleet, BNSF SDP40 (delivered as Great Northern 325) sits on the house track at the Osceola & St. Croix Valley museum operation in Osceola, WI.... (more)
BNSF SDP40 6327 SAVED!. BNSF Railway donated BNSF 6327 to the Minnesota Transportation Museum. The 6327 (nee-GN 325) is one of six former GN SDP40s 320-325 built in 1966. MTM took delivey ... (more)
The BN duo that has been hanging around Richmond for the past several weeks, heads east through Franklin Canyon.
The Warm Springs Local lead by BNSF's last active SDP40 waits for clearance into the yard.
A crew member rides on the "porch" of the old SDP40 as the local approaches Warm Springs Yard.
The Warm Springs Local passes the switch at Snoboy as it nears the yard.
An SDP40 leads the Warm Springs Local just after crossing the diamonds at Niles Junction.
BNSF's last in-service SDP40 has been a regular on the Warm Springs Local in the Bay Area... here it is with BNSF 6333 heading south over Alameda Creek at Niles Jct. BNSF 6327 is ex-GN 325 built ... (more)